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Writing Country: Indigenous Ecopoetics - ENGL3705

Year - 2019

This unit surveys Australian Indigenous representations of Country in poetry, fiction, art and film. We consider Indigenous expressions of Country through comparative ecocritical, transnational and trans-Indigenous frameworks, and examine how Indigenous philosophies of Country can contribute to thinking about issues such as environmental crisis and climate change.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x1000wd seminar presentation and paper (20%), 1x1000wd online writing task (30%), 1x4000wd essay (50%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Australian literature or 12 credit points at 2000 level in English or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Indigenous Studies


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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